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Texas Art Teacher Certification Exam

Subjects : teaching, arts
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1. Creates blue dye

2. Joining of two metals above 800F (most common) - the process of joining metal with a filler rod that melts at a temperature below the metal being joined - Uses a molten filler metal to crate joints. Capillary action is required to distribute the fill

3. French painter who was an early cubist (1881-1955) - Influences include hard sharp precision of a machine age

4. Incised engraving - the process of printing from engraved plates - a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate - ex: the plate is smeared with ink and Then wiped clean. The ink left in the recesses is what makes the print.

5. Shading consisting of multiple crossing lines

6. Renowned for paintings and prints

7. Enameling technique - used more gold and less color than cloisonne. Starts with thick gold piece - cut tiny troughs wherever want color to be - gold is most prominent in end - rarely has patterns engraved.

8. Pale green

9. Term used to visualize a recreation of audio-video

10. A plain woven lightweight - extremely sheer - airy - and soft silk fabric - containing highly twisted filament yarns. The fabric - used mainly in evening dresses and scarves - can also be made from rayon and other manufactured fibers

11. Processes designed to produce tonal effects

12. A plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder - which in turn transfers it to the paper

13. Pottery that has been fired but not yet glazed.

14. Application of potassium sulphide

15. A porch or entrance to a building consisting of a covered and often columned area - Roman buildings followed this Greek architectural style

16. A style of abstractionism popular in the 1960s - modern technique with which a painter creates optical illusions with the use of dazzling patterns - abstract art athat uses geometric shapes and vivid colors to create optical illusions - such as an il

17. An artistic movement that sought to capture a momentary feel - or impression - of the piece they were drawing - An artistic movement that sought to capture a momentary feel - or impression - of the piece they were drawing

18. A philosophical doctrine and literary and dramatic movement that insists on the existence of individuals as basic and important. believes that the world is inhernetly meaningless and individuals must find meaning in their literal - concrete existence

19. Italian 'light-dark'. The gradation of light and dark values in two-dimensional imagery; especially the illusion of rounded - three-dimensional form created through gradations of light and shade rather than line.

20. In lithography - a waxy substance used to draw or paint images on a lithographic stone or plate

21. Process of smoothing metal surface witha flat or slightly round-faced hammer

22. Joining small pieces of metal together using molten metal - bonding metals and alloys that melt at temperatures below 840

23. Term used to describe the many degrees of shading between black and white

24. A fabric-dyeing method which uses wax to coat areas that don't need to be dyed

25. French Painter - who started his career as a caricaturist - then converted to landscape painting by his early mentor Boudin. From 1890 he concentrated on series of pictures in which he painted the same subject at different times of the day in differe

26. Wrought iron - hammered copper - painted tin NOT pewter

27. The dimension of color that is determined by the wavelength of light; what we know as the color names blue - green - and so forth.

28. Method of painting in which the colors are mixed with egg yolk or other substances - instead of oil

29. A simple printmaking technique in which ink or paint is appleid to a metal or plastic plate - worked with various tools - and then printed onto paper using a press - roller - or other pressure.

30. Which emphasized the artist's free expression of emotion - flourished in Germany in the year immediately prior to the outbreak of World War I. Georges Rouault (1871-1958) - a French painter - is regarded as this type of painter. Portrayal of reality

31. Period in which stained glass windows were introduced for church decoration

32. The threads running from side to side across a fabric; wool

33. Something that supports a sculpture

34. Fastening two pieces of metal together by softening with heat and applying pressure - Fusing two pieces of material using a heat process; most commonly used with metal and plastics

35. Technique of ornamenting in which small grains of metal - usually gold - are soldered to a flat surface

36. A decorative design made of one material sewn over another

37. Watercolor with inert white pigment mixed in. Inert pigment is pigment that becomes colorless or virtually colorless paint. In gouache - it serves to make the color opaque - which means it is used at full length - watercolor mixed with a high concent

38. A water-base paint made with casein (which is a protein precipitated from milk)

39. Date: 1839-1906 Important: Painted Mount Saint Victoire in Aix en- Provence over 60 times. Each painting is different b/c of angle and light -Trust your own eyes - and fanatic for the truth -Light- vibrations of color-Like an impressionist- heavy han

40. Known for his glass sculpture

41. Journalist who questioned the policies of the governor of New York in the 1700's. He was jailed; he sued - and this court case was the basis for our freedom of speech and press. He was found not guilty.

42. This technique is so called because its finished prints often resemble watercolors or wash drawings. It is a favorite method of printmakers to achieve a wide range of tonal values. The technique consists of exposing the plate to acid through a layer

43. A solid screen - covered with icons - at the front of the church - dividing the sanctuary from the body of the building.

44. Network Interface Card; the device that enables a workstation to connect to the network and communicate with other computers.

45. The amount of light reflected by a hue

46. Paintings with the emphasis on inner emotions - sensations - or ideas rather than actual appearances

47. An Italian movement begun shortly before and during WWI. It depicted dynamic movement and stressed the violence and speed of the Machine Age. They advocated revolution and glorified war.(Balla - Severini - Boccioni)

48. Printmaking where the design is scratched into the steel plate with a hard - steel tool

49. Formed in relief by beating a metal plate from the back - leaving the impression on the face

50. To raise a relief design on the surface of paper through pressure-raised paper to form image - with or without ink printed